Sonya Walkila

Senior Adviser, Legislative Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Finland


Dr. Sonya Walkila is working as Senior Adviser in EU and Legislative Affairs at the Ministry of Justice, Finland, where she specializes in questions relating to EU fundamental rights and the EU Charter. Prior to joining the Ministry in 2013, she worked in academia where she completed her doctoral dissertation in the field of EU fundamental rights. She has also gained several years’ experience from law practice and has been appointed a judicial member in the National Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal.